Monthly Archives: July 2015

Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 2

I love to watch movies on my tablet as I sew. It really helps keep me focused. I saw this great Tablet Stand Tutorial on Pixels To Patchwork blog and thought it would be perfect to keep my tablet more stable as I watch/listen. Taryn’s step by step instructions were really easy to follow. I collected a 1/4 yard for the main body and some scraps to sew together for the sides of ...

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Sew a Simple Skirt!

I really love Tula Pink; and especially her fabric “Swarm” from the Moonshine fabric collection. I thought it would be the perfect fabric for a simple skirt. Having not much garment sewing experience, I really wanted to try my hand at something easy, just like I did when I starting quilting with simple nine-patches.

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Christmas in July Contest – Week 1

Thank you to everyone who shared what their favorite Connecting Threads fabric collection was last week, and for all of the stories that accompanied your comments. Using a random number generator, we have selected our first winner, Janice Carroll! We love getting your input. Though this week’s contest in now closed, we will be posting the next one tomorrow. Stay tuned for your chance to win another great prize!   As temperatures continue to rise, ...

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July Little Quilt ~ Part 2

Here’s our July Little Quilt in the collection, Land of the Free. I was huffing and puffing last night finishing this up so, unfortunately, it is not quilted. However, I will post a pic later when it is quilted. The July Little Quilt downloadable pattern is found here through this link, and ...

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Gifty Galore 2015 – Project 1

The holidays always conjure images of snowflakes, ice crystals, and of course twinkling stars. This sweet ornament is my impression of a combination of all of these good things. These English Paper Pieced stars are a perfect, quick and easy project! You can decorate your whole tree with these little beauties, or make one for each special person on your gift list. ...

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